Can you sack your opponent’s solicitor? You can try…


Imagine this: C sues D1 and negotiates a confidential settlement. C then sues D2 who instructs D1’s solicitors, who know the deal and who are at risk of passing this information to D2. Can C do anything about this? The Court of Appeal last week addressed this problem in Glencairn IP Holdings Ltd v Product Specialities Inc (t/a ‘Final Touch’) [2020] EWCA Civ 609.

Find out how the parties got on in this article by Jake Coleman & Imran Benson.

You can read the full article here.